Intel RealSense Smartphone Dev Kit Ships in Q1 This Year
Intel RealSense Smartphone popped up in the news last time during Intel Developer Forum in August 2015, but at that time we were only talking prototypes and back then it was called Project Tango smartphone.
This time, we are talking about the dates when you will be able to get your hands on the developer kits! AT CES 2016, Intel has not only shown off the newly added features, like the upgrade to Atom x7-Z8700 Cherry Trail from Intel Atom x5-Z8500 Cherry Trail, but also told us they are shipping the Dev Kits in a couple of months!
Talking of camera it packs RealSense R200, an accelerometer and gyroscope combo, a wide FOV Camera, VGA 60fps depth, highly precise IMU and more. Here’s what Intel has to say about it:
The Intel RealSense Smartphone Developer Kit features advanced 3D vision capabilities enabled by integrating the Intel RealSense Camera ZR300. The developer kit is powered by Intel Atom x7-Z8700 Processor and supports both Intel RealSense Camera and Google Project Tango developer ecosystems.
Moving on to the specifications, while the smartphone’s highlight is the camera with RealSense technology, there are some other worth noting features in the list below:
- Form Factor: 6” smartphone
- CPU: Intel Atom x7-Z8700
- Dimensions: 83.9 x 164.8 x 8.9 mm
- RGB Cameras: 2MP Front, 8MP Primary
- Display: QHD (2560×1440)
- Memory: 2 GB
- Storage: 64 GB
- Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, 802.11 WIFI, and 3G
- OS: Android
- SDK Support: Intel RealSense SDK and Google Project Tango SDK
- Adjustable-tilt docking device with HDMI out & USB 3.0
The Intel RealSense Smartphone Developer Kit is going to cost you $399 and the official website of the company now has it listed for reservations.